Enforcement Officer

Liverpool, Merseyside
£26,882 - £30,785
04 Apr 2017
01 May 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Liverpool City Council are looking to recruit an Enforcement Officer to co-ordinate and provide expert advice in relation to the enforcement of planning control, and to conserve the City’s heritage whilst enabling appropriate development across the City.

The Enforcement Officer will assist and direct the statutory powers of enforcement and planning control, including the investigating of complaints, the monitoring of development and liaison with other Regulatory bodies, and will assist the Planning Enforcement Manager in providing advice and guidance to Development Management.

The post holder will be responsible for advising complainant and person responsible for breach of control of actions, to be pursued as necessary, in relation to any unauthorised development.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

The collection of evidence, the preparation of statements and the presentation of the Council’s case in respect of prosecutions in the Magistrates or Crown Court.

Giving expert advice on the enforcement of planning control, including whether there has been a breach of control, the appropriate remedial action and the most expedient action in the event of non-compliance with legal notices etc.

The monitoring of sites to ensure that development is proceeding in accordance with conditions attached to a planning permission and/or listed building consent, in liaison with the development control and field control teams. The taking of the most appropriate remedy and expedient action to put right any breach of condition/unauthorised development.

To serve notices and summonses and to hand deliver any other documentation. Dealing with appeals against planning decisions, including the preparation of the Council’s case and the presenting of evidence at Public Inquiries and hearings, where appropriate.

Assessing and processing of planning applications and applications for consent to display advertisements and demolish/alter Listed Buildings/Trees etc. including: the carrying out of all necessary consultations and negotiations; the preparation of recommendations and reports; and attendance at Committee or Area Committee meetings as required.

Closing date: 1 May 2017

Job number:  LCC01218

For job details go to http://lccjobs.liverpool.gov.uk